Friday, 10 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Chicago G, Chicago Marriott
Program arranged by the Wallace Stevens Society
Presiding: Bart P. Eeckhout, Univ. of Antwerp; Lisa N. Goldfarb, New York Univ.
Speakers: Stephen Louis Burt, Harvard Univ.; Al Filreis, Univ. of Pennsylvania; John Koethe, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Siobhan Phillips, Dickinson Coll.; Juliette Utard, Université Paris-Sorbonne, Paris 4
From the time of the publication of her first book on Stevens, On Extended Wings (1969), Helen Vendler has exerted a great influence on criticism of the poet. This roundtable is an occasion for Vendler’s peers to reflect upon her importance to their own scholarship as well as to Stevens studies writ large.
American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century